This nettle and cleavers tea is a perfect tea for gentle cleansing throughout the year. In spring, fresh cleavers and nettles can be juiced and drunk to nourish and cleanse the body. Cleavers helps to relieve fluid retention in the skin, improve the complexion, and reduce puffiness under the eyes. Nettles also cleanse and nourish the blood, and the body through increased urination.
- 2 tsp nettle leaves,
- 2 tsp cleavers.
Makes 2 servings
Put all the ingredients in a teapot, pour over 11⁄4 cups of boiling water, leave to infuse, and serve. Drink hot or cold throughout the day.